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Indonesia may stop sending maids abroad
East Asian nation looks to stop sending maids abroad by 2017 amid reports many are being abused.
Last Modified: 29 Jan 2012 05:50

After Saudi Arabia beheaded an Indonesian maid for murder last year, there was a national outcry in the East Asian nation.

Now the Indonesian government is planning to stop sending maids abroad by 2017 amid reports that several maids are enduring abuse.

Currently, more than 60 Indonesian workers are currently facing the death penalty around the world.

Al Jazeera's Step Vaessen reports from Jakarta.

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